When Microsoft came out with Windows Phone 7, then 8, they changed the whole layout of the OS (much like they did with the desktop version of 8) and as someone that came from using Windows Mobile 2002, then 2003 and then 6.5, I can honestly say it is about time they got it right.
Posts Tagged ‘shooter’
Steel Storm One, the extremely graphical over head shooter that was pretty popular on PC, has finally hit Android. Bringing with it customized for mobile touch screen controls, updated challenges and of course the awesome graphics that made the PC version so good looking.
Overhead shooters have been reported as a dying breed around here for quite awhile but truth is, they are seeing a slight resurgence in the gaming world. Innovation is returning to the genre, no longer are developers simply relying on nostalgia to garner a purchase and download when they release a retro styled shooter. Spikepit [...]
Overhead scrolling shooters, once a proud genre with their close cousing- the side scrolling shooter, is almost an endangered species of gaming. Sure, we get the occasional retro release from Capcom (how many times can fans be expected to buy yet another copy of any of the 194x series?), but fans want new original action. [...]
Taking two different genres and mixing them together has been around for a long time, we have seen RPG’s mixed with Bejeweled, action titles and now we have another entry in the short list of side scrolling shooter RPG’s available. Sector Strike brings 2.5D game play to Android gamers along with a fair bit of [...]
Back in the day, we took games like Raiden for granted, the genre was overpopulated so to speak, there were tons of scrolling shooters available on all platforms. Even with all of that competition, the quality of Raiden was able to stand out and spawned quite the following with fans. Now, years later, Raiden has [...]
3D space shooters are something that we love here at Gaming on Batteries ever since we got hooked playing Freespace 1 and 2 oh so many years ago. While not as mind shatteringly cool looking as Interplay’s classic title, Alpha Squadron is still unique and bears a striking resemblance to a few Star Wars ships. [...]
We love to bring exclusive screenshots to our readers here on the “Gaming on” sites and our readers have responded quite well to them so we will continue doing it, rather than running the same old pr supplied pics of upcoming games. The Drowning is a new take on the First Person Shooter genre, well, [...]
Sidescrolling, hard as nails, shooters are almost as rare as their overhead counterparts (check out Rimblade for another retro title in this “revival” of sorts). Initially, Absolute Defense was not expected to be much, there are a lot of scrolling shooters on Google Play that simply don’t “click” with me and are quickly uninstalled from [...]
Eiconic Games Finland are celebrating Thanksgiving by giving away their popular dual stick shooter, Total Recoil on iTunes. The celebrations end on Sunday so hurry and grab your free copy while you can.
Anyone that remembers the old days of gaming when we had overhead scrolling shooters that were cool, interesting and challenging without being obnoxious with the bullet count will be right at home with Wingbreaker on iOS by Riggerman Games. Blasting enemies, collecting power-ups and more abound in this throwback to a simpler, many would say [...]